Operative treatment of ovarian cancer
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Published by Baillière Tindall in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementE. Burghardt, J.M. Monaghan, guest editors.
SeriesBaillière"s clinical obstetrics and gynaecology : international practice and research -- 3/1, Baillière"s clinical obstetrics and gynaecology -- 3/1.
ContributionsBurghardt, Erich., Monaghan, John M.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,215p. :
Number of Pages215
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21632976M
ISBN 10070201351X

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Inclusion Criteria. Female patients 18 years of age and older 2. Have a primary diagnosis, or at high clinical suspicion, of primary ovarian cancer (of epithelial type), planned for primary surgical cytoreduction, interval debulking, or have recurrent ovarian cancer surgery, and. Ovarian cancer provides the principle challenge for gynaecological oncol- ogy today, nearly as many women dying annually of this disease as of cancer of the body of the uterus and cervix together. Surgery has long been the main- stay of treatment and the standard operation bilateral oophorectomy, with the. Typically, treatment plans are based on the type of ovarian cancer, its stage, and any special situations. Most women with ovarian cancer will have some type of surgery to remove the tumor. Depending on the type of ovarian cancer and how advanced it is, you might need other types of treatment as well, either before or after surgery, or. Review of the first edition 'The authors have done an excellent job creating this comprehensive text for surgical treatment of ovarian cancer. Their work is filled with elegant and practical explanations of anatomy and surgical technique. This book is a long awaited addition to the field of gynecologic oncology' - Doody's Book Review ServiceCited by:

OVARIAN CANCER. The Johns Hopkins University provides information for patients to help their fight against ovarian cancer, that includes early detection, heredity, diagnosis, pathology, treatment, coping, advocacy and medical research. Thus, ovarian cancer is a challenging and complex malignancy. Surgical management of ovarian cancer remains as the cornerstone treatment of this disease. An adequate full surgical staging in women with early stage disease has demonstrated to improve oncologic outcome. On the other hand, complete surgical cytoreduction is the only modifiable Cited by: 1. Treatment of ovarian cancer in stages. Treatment of ovarian cancer at stage 1 is most often done only through surgical intervention. In this case, the surgeon makes a hysterectomy, bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy and excision of the omentum. In addition, during the operation, materials for biopsy and peritoneal fluid flushing are removed.   Surgery should be used in conjunction with chemotherapy with a taxane and a platinum compound (eg, paclitaxel plus carboplatin). For more information on chemotherapy regimens, see Ovarian Cancer Treatment Protocols.. In women who present with peritoneal carcinomatosis but without an obvious pelvic mass, an extensive search often fails to identify a .

The main treatment is chemotherapy if your cancer comes back. Some people might have surgery or targeted cancer drugs. Research and clinical trials. Research trials aim to find out if new treatments are safe and better than those currently available for ovarian cancer. Treating the symptoms of advanced ovarian cancer. Ovarian cancer is the leading cause of death in gynaecological cancer. Through a series of case histories, this text examines the various types of tumour and their changing clinical presentation through the disease process; management is discussed, and .   Treatment of ovarian cancer depends on the type, stage, and whether you want to have children in the future. Surgery. Surgery can be . The risk of epithelial ovarian cancer increases with age, especially after the age of Germ cell ovarian cancer: Germ cell tumors account for about 5% of ovarian cancers. They begin in the egg-producing cells. This type of ovarian cancer can occur in women of any age, but about 80% are found in women under the age of